Tag: Exploratory Data Analysis

Looking at Summer Games data with JMP

You might say I love sports. I began swimming at a very early age and participated on swim teams for many years. Gymnastics, volleyball, softball, basketball and even track teams were all part of my life, and I loved playing and competing. So maybe that is why I always love

Empowering AP Statistics teachers: Free JMP workshops this summer

For the fifth consecutive year, JMP is sponsoring AP Statistics teacher workshops during the summer break. These workshops are designed for those who want to employ data analysis software in their AP Stat course and who have taught the course at least twice. Two sessions are offered this summer, at

Sailing and the art of data quality assessment

Gerhard Svolba is a colleague at SAS who is not only an experienced analyst and a caring father, but also an author for SAS Press and an enthusiastic sailor. He has done valuable research about detecting data quality problems and their consequences for data analysis. As a statistician, I’m well

Visualizing historical biomarker data with JMP

I shared in my previous post that I scoured my baby book and tracking notebooks and requested various medical records to gather historical information about my weight fluctuations over the years. I used this data to construct JMP graphs with annotations and pinned hover labels containing pictures (thanks to the

So, you like hearing from our developers

Last year, you heard from many people in JMP Development here in this blog. And it turns out you liked that best! Almost all of the top 10 posts of 2015 were written by R&D folks, and that's not a surprise. Our developers have tons of useful information and examples,

What's new in the second edition of JMP Essentials

Ask any user how they first learned JMP, and there’s a good chance that they’ll cite JMP Essentials – An Illustrated Step-by-Step Guide for New Users as a resource they relied on. Authors Curt Hinrichs and Chuck Boiler have written a second edition of this very popular book that promises

Hatching and nesting trends for sea turtles

I spend a fair amount of time at the North Carolina coast, specifically at Oak Island. Over the years, I’ve noticed the attention given to saving the sea turtles, but I didn’t get involved with this endeavor until the summer of 2014. I happened to witness a nest hatching with

Recoding data to explore the popularity of Halloween costumes

With Halloween right around the corner, it's time to decide what costume to wear. The National Retail Federation did a survey to find out the popular costumes this year, and I thought it would be fun to explore and visualize the results of that survey. The survey asked three questions:

Assessing my Skulpt Aim data with JMP

In my last post, I mentioned that I have recently acquired several new quantified-self devices, including the Skulpt Aim. These new devices and the data from them have brought me greater opportunities to think more deeply about measurement systems. When I begin using a new self-tracking device, I have the same

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